Advocates of Sexual Abuse Victims Decry Statute of Limitations Defense

Earlier this month advocates for those that have alleged sexual abuse on the part of the clergy espoused doing away with statutes of limitations defenses in these cases.  These advocates assert that it can take decades for sexual abuse victims to muster the fortitude to come public with their allegations against the clergy.

Sexual abuse victims often suffer severe and permanent mental and emotional personal injuries.  Oftentimes it is difficult for these victims to go public with their allegations.  Perhaps eliminating the statute of limitations defense in these cases may serve a valid public purpose.  As always, I invite your thoughts on this topic of personal injury law.

Here is a link to the full article published by The Republican.